Year: 2018

Military veterans summit Himalayan peak on Armistice Day

12 November 2018: A climbing expedition led by the Royal British Legion and Leeds Beckett University, has successfully reached the 21,247 ft (6,476 m) summit of Mera Peak in Nepal on 11 November, to mark the centenary of the end

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The Maiden Factor sets sail on worldwide voyage to promote female learning

07 November 2018: Inmarsat is providing all the connectivity required for the epic three-year Maiden Factor voyage around the world, which set sail from Southampton, UK today with its all-female crew. The Maiden Factor is the vision of UK sailing

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Inmarsat CPO Natasha Dillon wins 2018 HRO Today Award

07 November 2018: Inmarsat Chief People Officer, Natasha Dillon, has won the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) of the Year for Innovation award at the prestigious 2018 HRO Today Awards Gala in Amsterdam. The awards celebrate the achievements of HR

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Qatar Airways offers free GX Aviation Wi-Fi in the sky

02 November 2018: Qatar Airway is offering business and leisure travellers on select U.S. routes free unlimited high-speed Inmarsat GX Aviation broadband connectivity throughout their entire flight when they book their tickets on qatarairways.com up until 14 November 2018. The

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IIoT is key to reducing the environmental impact of the global supply chain

01 November 2018: Improving the environmental sustainability of their operations through the adoption of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies is a crucial priority for organisations engaged in the global supply chain, according to a new a study undertaken on

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Garuda Indonesia selects high-speed Inmarsat GX Aviation inflight broadband

01 November 2018: Indonesian national airline Garuda is to provide Inmarsat’s award-winning GX Aviation inflight broadband service to passengers through an agreement with Mahata Aero Teknologi (MAT), an Indonesian wireless technology provider. Garuda Indonesia will equip its domestic and international

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Inmarsat reinforces commitment to maritime safety at Our Ocean 2018

31 October 2018: Pat McDougal, advisor to Inmarsat’s CEO and former Inmarsat Chief Strategy Officer, addressed the Our Ocean conference in Bali to reconfirm Inmarsat’s global commitment to maritime safety and to reducing the digital divide at sea. He joined

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Royal British Legion climbers head for Himalayas

26 October 2018: A Royal British Legion climbing expedition to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War will rely on Inmarsat to stay connected in the Himalayas. Royal British Legion team members training for the expedition.

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Inmarsat wins Best Safety Service of the Year Award

25 October 2018: Inmarsat’s new Fleet Safety service has been named Best Safety Service of the Year in the prestigious IHS Safety at Sea Awards 2018 by a judging panel of recognised authorities in ship ownership, insurance, crewing and training.

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Paving the path forward for mission-critical comms

17 October 2018: In a contributed article for MilSatMagazine, Inmarsat Government’s Senior Vice President of Government Strategy and Policy, Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, highlights the role of the U.S. Air Force’s Analysis of Alternatives (AoA) in leveraging commercial satellite communication (SATCOM) services

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